Thursday, March 7, 2013

Places You Should Never Miss When Traveling in Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland promises great attractions and experiences to its visitors. While traveling in Belfast, the average tourist gets a good glimpse of the deep culture of Ireland while witnessing the emergence of a new era in Belfast’s history.
Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, flanked by beautiful low hills at its northwest and is located at the mouth of the River Lagan and at the north-western end of Belfast Lough. Therefore, Belfast contains a combination of natural parks and seaports that propelled it towards industrial success yet maintaining a surprisingly large number of natural resources and attractions.
Belfast’s most prized attractions include several historic buildings, natural parks, museums, art galleries, restaurants, charming countryside and the world’s largest shipyard, among others. To summarize, the following attractions should be at the top of your list.
·    Belfast City Hall
Home to the City Council, the Belfast City Hall boasts of Baroque Revival style architecture, built mainly of Portland stone exterior.
·    St. Anne’s Cathedral
Stunning architecture and cobbled streets make up for the charm of St. Anne’s Cathedral. It is located at the heart of Cathedral Quarter, a hub of excellent cafes, restaurants and other architectural marvels.
·    Linen Hall Library
Containing a vast collection of books, it is the oldest library in Belfast, which was founded in 1788. Here, you can learn more about the city’s rich history and culture.
·    Botanic Gardens
Belfast’s most famous natural garden, it contains the popular Palm House and Tropical Ravine.
·    Crown Liquor Saloon
The famous pub in Belfast and Northern Ireland, the Crown Liquor Saloon features Victorian Architecture. It is located at the heart of Belfast city centre and famous for its top quality drinks.
·    Waterfront Hall
Belfast’s top performances are held in this facility as well as important conferences.
·    Odyssey Arena
Sports events, concerts, gigs and festivals are all here.
·    Titanic Quarter
Discover the birthplace of the famous RMS Titanic, built by Belfast’s top shipbuilders.
·    Ulster Museum
Explore the largest museum in Northern Ireland, which displays rare collections of artistic, historical and archaeological pieces in its 8,000 square metre area.

Be sure to visit these top attractions in Belfast and make traveling in Belfast a fun experience for you and your family. Visit the Belfast Welcome Centre and get more information on great tourist destinations in Belfast to make the most out of your travel.
Look at La Mon Hotel for a great place to stay.

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